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Furthur Live at Mountain Aire FURTHUR Festival on 2010-05-28

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Furthur Live at Mountain Aire FURTHUR Festival on 2010-05-28

by Furthur

Angels Camp, California
Calaveras County
Mountain Aire FURTHUR Festival
Open Aire "Soundcheck"

Source: Shure SM89 Shotguns > Marantz PMD670
Transfer: USB > CD Wave Editor > CDR > EAC > Trader's Little Helper
Recorded By: Lou Gearing

Notes: Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Jeff Chimenti, John Kadlecik, Joe Russo
Notes: with Sunshine Garcia Becker and Jeff Pehrson on vocals

01. Tuning
02. Jam > The Eleven
03. Eyes Of The World
04. Dark Star (All)
05. Bird Song
06. Loose Lucy
07. Dear Mr. Fantasy
08. Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The Mountain
09. Let It Grow
10. Unbroken Chain
11. Standing On The Moon
12. Playing In The Band
13. Dark Star
14. crowd
15. phil's rap
16. Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad

Collection Furthur
Band/Artist Furthur
Venue Mountain Aire FURTHUR Festival
Location Angels Camp, California

Source Shure SM89 Shotguns > Marantz PMD670
Lineage USB > CD Wave Editor > CDR > EAC > Trader's Little Helper
Taped by lou gearing
Transferred by lou gearing / zosofan


Reviewer: doug_the_dude - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 30, 2015
Subject: --
Pretty cool stuff; easily the best of the 3-day run from 5 years ago...listen to JK tease what I think is Trey's "First Tube" on Let it Grow...and what audaciousness, to end the show on Dark Star the way it does - when was the last time *any* Dead-related set ended this way?
Reviewer: kneadles1 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 30, 2014
Subject: Brilliant!
Loved this weekend in Angel's Camp and wearing out my T-Shirt from it!

This evenings "sound check" was the real meat of the weekend. The crowd was real mellow and you could walk right up front and just boogie away each day/evening.

The acoustic shows during the day were just so intimate and wonderful.

Hope they do this again!!

Sound is fantastic! Thanks for the Recording
Reviewer: jerrrywashere - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 15, 2014
Subject: What a treat!
To be present at the Archive's #1 highest rated PLF show ever is an honor in itself. And let me tell you, the show was unique, and it delivered. Probably one of the best dream set lists I've ever seen or experienced. Once you figured out what the boys had to play for the run, basically six albums, you start to realize, "okay, they can't play this because it's on American Beauty, for example." So gems like Birdsong, Dark Star, Playing in the Band, it became a very special show all of the sudden. At the end of the last song, Phil casually walked up to his mike and said, " Okay, I think we got it worked out" (or something like that) It was perfect, and not surpassed for the rest of the weekend. Basically the best soundcheck ever, except for Watkins Glen 73...of course. But for a deadhead in 2010? Are you kidding me? This was unbelievable.
Reviewer: creampuffwar1 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 7, 2011
Subject: Awesome
This is awesome! But how do you put it on a cdr
Reviewer: lips - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 17, 2010
Subject: goosebumps and chills
stoked to hear this again. this was a dream come true.
Reviewer: zkdunn - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 14, 2010
Subject: 5-28 Late Jam anybody got this boot?
All-Star Late Night Jam

Viola Lee Blues
New Speedway Boogie
#Fennario, #Tennessee Jed
%Viola Lee Blues, $Sugaree
%@Death Don't Have No Mercy
%@I Know You Rider
%@Viola Lee Blues

Phil (bass), Larry Campbell (guitar), Jackie Greene (guitar)
Jeff Chimenti (keys), Joe Russo (drums)
#with Teresa Williams (vocals), Larry Campbell on fiddle
%with Bob Weir (guitar), Jackie Greene (bass)
$with Mark Karan (guitar)
@with Jorma Kaukonen (guitar), Jack Casady (bass),
Jackie Greene (keys), Bob Weir, Joe Russo, Wally Ingram (congas)
with Sunshine Garcia Becker and Jeff Pehrson on vocals
Reviewer: Furthurite - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 12, 2010
Subject: Hidden Chestnuts
This hidden chestnut bears fruit! We are blessed because whenever there's a stage even if it's soundcheck...these guys take it one guessed it...FURTHUR!!!!!!!!!! My favorite band for the last year and a half for sure. I've seen 43 Dead shows(not much i know)also 13 Garcia Band/Duet/Solo shows, 12 Ratdog shows, 2 Dead shows, 1 The Other Ones shows, and a Robert Hunter show or two, and hundreds of others. Furthur at this point is all i need...except for love which i do so there you have it from misty Seattle
Thank You Sweet Lou...great recording with minimal crowd noise...must have been a blast
Reviewer: igrowthehydro - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 30, 2010
Subject: Finally! My Birthday Show! 36 Years
What can even be said. Magical. Turning 36 with the BOYS! The Eleven Opener took it to the top and it never left. Man. If you went to Further and Furthermore you KNOW what I mean! Changed forever.
Reviewer: AdaptiveFlow - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 25, 2010
Subject: Lovely soundcheck
We arrived a bit early and set up camp, if you ever get a chance to go see shows at Calaveras do it, as its a great venue...we wondered out to the stage and there weren't too many people there, maybe 200, stood around and bantered, my buddy and I speculated all the songs that were to be played figuring they weren't on the albums chosen...I figured we were in for some goodness, and a high potential for DarkStar and a few other antics...they came out and ripped it up, Chementi totally instigated the darkstar with a piano tease, and like and good fly-fisherman his presentation was flawless, the band "bit the hook" and away we all went down the rabbit hole.

This weekend had a bunch of standout performances, this night's show was really good, and the allstar jam afterward was really fun. Larry Cambell was on fire, and joined as much music as he could, definitely go check out the furthur dark hollow venue on archive for the jackie n larry show, also if you can find the hard to handle that was done on Sunday with the woman vocalist I think from Phil's son's band, to me that song totally stood out...she can sing!!!

We had a great time...celebrated my 40th birthday, nothing left to do but smile smile smile.
Reviewer: rcs616 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 24, 2010
Subject: nice!
now this is very nice. great sound and wonderful selection of songs & jams. i must admit i do enjoy the two drummers sound but this is fine. seems very spontanious and fluid. veteran deadhead here with my first show in 77. like everyone else i miss jerry but the music lives on. thats the beauty of it. looking forward to philly 7/10.
Reviewer: Katharsys - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 24, 2010
Reviewer: ratdog1 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 24, 2010
Subject: Late Night Jam
I know that a taper that goes by the name of Monkeyman recorded it, but that is the best I know....I would have recorded it but probably would have crashed half way thru was running on fumes at the end of the day....ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ...Hopefully it will surface sometime soon.....
Reviewer: dbxdave - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 23, 2010
Subject: loved the festival
Thanks to everyone for all the hard work and getting these shows on What a wonderful place. Any chance of someone uploading the late night Jam from the first night? That would be wonderful.
Reviewer: minor9th - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 23, 2010
Subject: Highlight of the weekend!
Thanks so much for posting this excellent recording. For me, this set was the highlight of the weekend. We went expecting to hear maybe 30 minutes of Furthur but we got an amazing 2.5 hour set of great songs and great improvs meandering into one another just the way we love. I took my friend to his first Dead-related show of his life and he is 57. After the opening jam, The Eleven, Eyes, and about 9 minutes into Dark Star, he goes, "Is this a song?" LOL. I said, "Yes, indeed this is a song - it's called Dark Star." Then he asks, "Has this all been one long song?" Again LOL. Had I known what we were in for this evening, I would have insisted he went the next day instead of the "Soundcheck" night so he could have heard the American Beauty set, which was much more cut and dry songs with melodies and such. However, he went for one of the days and that happened to be the Friday night since I figured it would be short. For me and the other people I was with, this set was amazing and oh-so-much better than I had anticipated - it was like a true Deadhead's dream set. I could have left after this Friday night Soundcheck and been a very happy camper. I did stay for the next 2 days but for me, the spirit of the music and the sense of adventure that I get from the Dead and Dead-related shows is all about the spontaneity and not knowing what songs are going to be played. The format of doing the albums from start to finish was kind of anti-climactic, however there were some real standouts on the 6 album sets over the next 2 days. For Blues for Allah I braved the crowd and was right up front for the entire thing. WOW! it was very good and very intense up there. The rest of the sets I sat back on the hill and took in the surroundings, the crowd, and just enjoyed watching, dancing, and listening to this wonderful music and event. For me, it was like traveling back 30 years or longer to the civilized GD shows of the late 70s and early 80s when I first started going to see shows. This current lineup is certainly the best post Jerry lineup that I have seen - so much so that I keep asking myself how I got back on the bus that I thought was LONG GONE!!
Reviewer: j-morg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 23, 2010
Subject: Calaveras Fairgrounds
Thanks Lou: Great recording. The fairground seems to produce some fantastic audience recordings.
Reviewer: oldschool71 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 23, 2010
Subject: The Highlight?
I'm so glad to see this "sound check" finally available. While the "album" shows were awsome for many reasons, this set feels more like a real show. Weaving in and out of Darkstar, and with too many high points to mention, it really was the highlight of a spectacular Furthur Fest.

Thanks for uploading it. Great recording of great music.
Reviewer: ajschaefer - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 23, 2010
Subject: Great Show!
The Furthur shows just don't stop astounding me! I've been waiting to hear this one as well. Thank you so much for the awesome taping job. Can't wait for the next leg of touring to start!
Reviewer: Dire Dave - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 23, 2010
Subject: Thank You!!
Thanks Lou...I have waiting patiently for this to show up....Its sounds excellent!!!
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